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Predecessor to the official All-Star Game.  This is a 1911 American League "All-Star" team that came together to commemorate the passing of Addie Joss.  Notice Ty Cobb wearing a Cleveland uniform.  Walter Johnson, Eddie Collins, Frank Home Run Baker, Elmer Flick, Joe Wood, and Tris Speaker also in the picture.

Predecessor to the official All-Star Game. This is a 1911 American League "All-Star" team that came together to commemorate the passing of Addie Joss. Notice Ty Cobb wearing a Cleveland uniform. Walter Johnson, Eddie Collins, Frank Home Run Baker, Elmer Flick, Joe Wood, and Tris Speaker also in the picture.

Walter Johnson, circa 1910s, one of baseball's "Five Immortals" to be first chosen for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Walter Johnson, circa one of baseball's "Five Immortals" to be first chosen for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Posed action of Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators, 1907 - BL-1521-68WTa (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library): "We idolized that guy. Just sat there and watched him pitch. Down around the knees—woosh! One after the other. He had something all right. I pitched against a lot of guys and saw a lot of guys throw, and I haven’t seen one yet come close to as fast as he was. " Lefty Grove

Posed action of Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators, 1907 - (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

Walter Johnson’s easy sidearm pitching motion juxtaposed with his fastball, which carried a velocity that had rarely been seen before in baseball. BL-1026-70 (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

Walter Johnson’s easy sidearm pitching motion juxtaposed with his fastball, which carried a velocity that had rarely been seen before in baseball. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

US President Calvin Coolidge and Washington Senators pitcher Walter Johnson shake hands, presenting the "American League diploma" for the Senators winning the AL in 1924

Baseball flourished during the and the presidency of Calvin Coolidge, led by all-time greats such as Walter Johnson. In this photo, President Obama waits to shake Johnson’s hand.

Walter Johnson - Washington Senators (1907)  the man from Humboldt, Kansas

19-Year-Old Phenom Debuts For Washington: Walter Johnson

The first players voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame were (clock-wise from upper left): Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson

The first players voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame were (clock-wise from upper left): Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson. Best class ever.

Walter Johnson Senators lot of 6 Len Hollreiser This Day In Sports rare

Walter Johnson Senators lot of 6 Len Hollreiser This Day In Sports rare

Walter Johnson was an assistant leader during Bikecentennial. Walter will be 80 years old in 2016, still rides, and is considered an icon to some of his riding friends because he rode across the country. Read his Bi

Walter Johnson was an assistant leader during Bikecentennial. Walter will years old in still rides, and is considered an icon to some of his riding friends because he rode across the country. Read his Bi

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